Shubbak Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture
Syria and Yemen: making art today

Sunday 7 July 2019,
10.30–16.30
Stevenson Lecture Theatre
Tickets £15
Members/Concessions £10

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Since 2011, Syria and Yemen have witnessed unprecedented destruction and degradation of art and cultural infrastructure, in addition to humanitarian crisis, as a result of the ongoing conflicts in both these countries.

In this symposium, artists, curators and scholars investigate the current status and future of art and culture from the point of view of artists working inside these countries as well as those who are presently living outside Syria and Yemen.

Part of the Shubbak Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture.

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Color the walls of your street, Sanaía, 2012. Credit: Murad Subay.